Chairman's Message

We, the faculty surgeons of Yale University, are committed to world-class patient care, education and research. Yale Surgery offers state-of-the-art minimally invasive and traditional surgeries ranging from the straight forward and uncomplicated to the most complex, tertiary services, such as organ transplantation. Yale surgeons are trained and experienced in the most up–to–date techniques, offering minimally invasive, endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures as an alternative to more invasive surgeries, for qualifying candidates.

Our surgeons perform a wide variety of operations, including:

Yale Surgery’s mission is to provide surgery for children and adults with the least pain, trauma, scarring and recovery time.

Yale Surgery also performs innovative basic, clinical and translational research, and offers unparalleled educational opportunities to medical students, residents and fellows.

Our vast array of expertise allows us to perform cutting–edge critical care and experimental studies spanning the breadth of the surgical sciences. Please partner with us in providing better health care for all.

Robert Udelsman, MD, MBA, FACS FACE 
William H. Carmalt Professor of Surgery
Chair, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine
Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Clinical Program Leader, Endocrine Cancers Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital
Chairman of the Board, Yale Medical Group